Entries by LesleyAnn

Full Moon Problems

Most people know I set my HR clock by the full moon. Is it some mystery of the universe, or just by pure coincidence, that when the full moon rolls around, we seem to have a few tricky workplace problems to help our clients resolve? I’m not sure why they come to the fore at […]

“Cambridge Tree” winner has been found!

We combined our love of the Cambridge Autumn Festival and photography when we sponsored the Find the Cambridge Tree Photo Competition recently. Our congratulations go to the winner Dot Harding for her stunning photo. Head on over to www.cambridgeautumnfestival.co.nz to see the winning photo!

2019, get ahead of the game

If it’s not on your agenda already, it’s time to put it on. What am I talking about you ask? The answer: giving your HR practices an overhaul and ensuring you’re ahead of the game.

Children at Work

I love it when kids visit us at work because they bring a certain energy (and cuteness of course) that makes the team smile. There are some entertaining moments when kids are around, and the questions the older children ask can be very thought provoking.

We’re making HR simpler!

We’re launching a new product range! It’s a range of standard policies designed to make HR simpler. We are rolling out these policies from this month, and here’s our first policy ready to go… “DRUGS & ALCOHOL IN THE WORKPLACE” In today’s workplace environment, it makes good HR sense to have a clear policy that […]

The Social Club – Fun or Fraught?

Work social clubs can be great for the workplace particularly when the team is a little larger. They can help bring a team together and they provide a social aspect to the workplace. However, they can be fraught with difficulty if the team aren’t all on the same page.

Let’s talk about mental health in the workplace

Throughout the year we have had a number of enquiries from clients whose employees are experiencing mental health challenges. With the media showing considerable interest in this area too, we thought it’s time to have this conversation.